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Krista Fowler Acuña

KRISTA FOWLER ACUÑA is a Partner in the Miami office of The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP.   Ms. Fowler Acuña represents domestic and London market clients in liability and coverage matters.  In additional to general liability matters (such as premises and vehicular claims), Ms. Fowler Acuña has particular acumen and experience in counseling and representing technical industries and markets including maritime and admiralty, products liability (consumer, industrial, and marine products), construction...

Andrew W. Anderson

In Memoriam of Andrew Anderson​ ANDREW W. ANDERSON is a partner in both Chartwell’s Miami and Deerfield Beach offices.   Mr. Anderson graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, with a B.S. in 1969, and earned his law degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Miami, School of Law in 1976.  In addition, Mr. Anderson received his LL.M. Degree, Ocean and Coastal Law from the University of Miami in 1987. He is...

Ingrid A. Castro

INGRID A. CASTRO is an Associate in Chartwell’s Miami, Florida office. Ms. Castro practices general civil litigation defense, with an emphasis on premises liability, auto negligence, trucking and insurance defense. Ingrid was born in Honduras and raised in Queens, New York. She graduated magna cum laude from Queens College of the City University of New York wherein she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Political Science with a Minor...

P. Zak Colangelo

P. ZAK COLANGELO is an associate in Chartwell’s Miami office. Born in New York, New York, Mr. Colangelo graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English from Washington and Lee University in 2010, where he focused his studies on Medieval British Literature. At Washington and Lee, Mr. Colangelo was also a four-year letterman on the school’s wrestling team. After returning to New York City to spend a year working in...

Christopher R. Cooper

Christopher R. Cooper’s practice concentrates on defending insurance carriers and corporate clients in general civil litigation disputes, including the areas of first party coverage and property claims investigation, premises liability, and negligence. Mr. Cooper is an associate in Chartwell's Miami office. Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Cooper was an associate with a large regional defense firm focused primarily on first-party property insurance litigation. Mr. Cooper obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in...

Andrew D Craven

ANDREW D. CRAVEN is a partner with the Miami office of The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP.  Mr. Craven's practice focuses primarily on maritime matters, including the defense of crew and passenger claims, limitation of liability actions, cargo claims, and salvage claims.  Mr. Craven's experience includes trials, arbitrations, and appeals.  He is Board Certified in Admiralty and Maritime law by the Florida Bar. Mr. Craven graduated from Florida State University with a...

Yanelys N Crespo

Yanelys N. Crespo is an associate in Chartwell’s Miami office. Born and raised in Miami, Ms. Crespo graduated from Florida State University in 2012 with a Bachelor of Science in Marketing. Thereafter, she returned to Miami for law school, earning her Juris Doctor from the University of Miami School of Law in 2015. While attending law school, Ms. Crespo was an active member of the University of Miami Business Law Review,...

William H. Edwards

WILLIAM HENRY EDWARDS is an associate in Chartwell’s Miami, Florida office. Mr. Edwards focuses his practice in the areas of personal injury, wrongful death, transportation and general civil litigation. Born in Washington, D.C., Mr. Edwards grew up in Virginia, New Jersey, London, England, and Florida. William received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Emory University, wherein he was an active member of the Beta Theta Pi fraternity. He then earned...

Mark R. Houck

MARK R. HOUCK is a partner of Chartwell’s Florida offices. Mr. Houck graduated from Vanderbilt University, with a B.A. in 1976, and earned his law degree from the University of Miami School of Law in 1979. He is admitted to the Florida Bar, United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida, United States District Court, Middle and Northern Districts of Florida, United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit,...

Derek H. Lloyd

DEREK H. LLOYD is a partner in Chartwell’s Miami, Florida office. Derek practices in all areas of civil litigation, including premises liability, trucking negligence, automobile negligence, first party property, insurance coverage, products liability, medical malpractice, nursing home and assisted living facility negligence, negligent hiring, retention and supervision, negligent security and general liability. Derek has defended catastrophic injury cases throughout the course of his legal career, which began in 1997. Derek received his...

Mitchell L. Lundeen

MITCHELL L. LUNDEEN is a partner in the Miami office of The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP. Mr. Lundeen graduated from Vanderbilt University, cum laude, with a B.A. in 1975, and earned his law degree from the University of Florida in 1977. He is admitted to the Florida Bar, and United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida. Mr. Lundeen concentrates his practice in general liability, commercial litigation, products...

Marcus G. Mahfood

MARCUS G. MAHFOOD is a Partner with the Miami office of The Chartwell Law Offices, LLP.  Mr. Mahfood is an experienced federal court litigator specializing in the areas of Admiralty and Maritime law and insurance coverage litigation. His practice also includes handling a wide variety of crew and passenger claims, marine insurance claims, yacht and small recreational boat matters, personal injury and wrongful death claims, property damage claims, premises liability,...

Matthew R. Olmsted

MATTHEW OLMSTED is a partner in Chartwell’s Deerfield Beach, Fort Myers, and Miami, Florida offices. Mr. Olmsted has experience handling a wide variety of civil and commercial litigation matters including trucking defense, insurance coverage matters, insurance bad faith, construction defects, premises liability, breach of contract and personal injury defense. In Mendez v. Tracton, obtained a Defense Verdict for client in February 2014 in an auto collison accident, achieving a non-negligent verdict, awarding...

Anaeli C. Petisco

Anaeli C. Petisco is an associate in Chartwell’s Miami office. She focuses her practice on labor and employment law. Anaeli advises clients on employment related matters involving Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, the Fair Labor Standards Act, the Equal Pay Act, and the Florida Civil Rights Act. Anaeli’s litigation experience extends...

C. Mark Vazzana

C. MARK VAZZANA  is a Partner in Chartwell's Miami and Fort Myers, Florida offices.  Mr. Vazzana is an experienced trial attorney focusing on general civil litigation.  He has extensive experience in defending medical malpractice, personal injury (trucking accidents, auto negligence, premises liability) food liabilty, dram shop, products liability, and general insurance defense cases. Mr. Vazzana graduated from Bentley College in Waltham,  Massachusetts where he majored in International Cultures and Economics.  After receiving his...

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